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Period film: Belle (2013)

Dido (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) is the daughter of Sir John Lindsay, a captain of the British Royal Navy. Her mother is an African woman enslaved in the West Indies. 527 more words


keira knightley | the lady in gowns

«I find more interesting roles for women in period pieces. I do personally like watching period films; I think you can really get lost in the fantasy of them.»

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It Happened This Week

  • Watched He Knew He Was Right. It’s a Period BBC Drama about intense jealousy.
  • Went on a domain name buying frenzy. I’m hoping to turn one of them into a real site.
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The Legend of Hercules (2014)

It’s as if director Renny Harlin watched Gladiator and said, “Yeah, I can do that, but much worse.” The plot is almost exactly a ripoff of the 2000-Best Picture winner, having the godly Hercules besmirched and thrown into the arena, where he must build a name for himself in gladiatorial combat and work the support of the crowd in order to gain his vengeance against a jealous tyrant with daddy issues. 113 more words

2014 Movies

Period film: Fury (2014)

In April of 1945, US Army sergeant “Wardaddy” (Brad Pitt) and his crew (Shia LeBouf, Jon Bernthal, Michael Peña) are fighting on the European front. After the death of the gunner/assistant driver of the crew’s Sherman tank, a rookie named Norman (Logan Lerman) is brought in. 585 more words


Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

Director Ridley Scott (Prometheus) is back to work some of his Gladiator magic on another sword-and-sandals epic, the classic story of Moses, this time played by an ever-bedraggled and bearded Christian Bale. 1,390 more words